Chinese Quantum Satellite Sends First ‘Unhackable’ Data to Earth

By [email protected] (Wang Wei) In what appears to be the world’s first quantum satellite transmission, China has successfully sent an “unbreakable” code over a long distance from an orbiting satellite to the Earth, achieving a milestone in the next generation encryption based on “quantum cryptography.”

In August last year, China launched the world’s first quantum communication satellite into the Earth’s orbit aboard a Long

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